Category Archives: Lavender 101

It’s A Lavender Season! Lavender Association of Colorado

The cultivar of the Month June 2020 Cultivar of the Month Lavandula angustifolia ‘Hidcote Pink’ Hidcote Pink is another versatile lavender grown in Colorado.  It is an excellent culinary variety.  It produces an exceptionally sweet oil that several growers use in conjunction with other lavender essential oils to make unique blends.  Planted with purple lavenders, the pink flowers make the

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Oregon Lavender Association April 2020 Newsletter

The Oregon Lavender Association  invites you to enjoy lavender  all year round! Announcements and Events April 2020 We hope that this newsletter finds you well.  Spring reminds us that even after the darkest winter, life is persistent and resilient, as are we.  We hope that the ideas in here will offer a respite from the more stressful events in our lives

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LAVENDER’S MEDICINAL AND AROMATHERAPY USES

There are few scents in this world that evoke the feeling of clean – lavender is one of them. Its common and scientific name originates from lavare, the Latin word for wash or bathe. Lavender was popular as a linen-washing herb in Europe, no doubt due to its pleasant aroma, but it also possesses antiseptic qualities and can help to

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Lavender 101

Lavender’s sweet, floral and slightly herbaceous aroma is unmistakable. If you don’t already have this beautiful perennial shrub planted in your garden, chances are you still have the herb hidden in one of your products at home. From cosmetics, soap, and candles to herbal teas, essential oils and ice cream, lavender leaves its mark everywhere these days—not that its benefits

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